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Engineer of Database Systems (DBA)

Engineer of Database Systems (DBA)

Summary: As an Engineer of Database Systems (DBA), you will have the opportunity to be a member of the database team responsible for supporting a mixed environment of SQL Server and Oracle Databases. Reporting to the Manager of Database Systems, the DBA will play a critical role in engineering, designing, and supporting different types of database platforms supporting mission critical operations for business. .

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES of a DBA:

  • Assists with the technical design, implementation and support for designated database hardware and software technologies.
  • Works closely with the business and IT to develop cost effective, operationally supportable solutions that meet complex requirements.
  • Works to identify opportunities for improvement within the environment, both technical and operational, along with plans capture those benefits.
  • Plan and execute proactive measures to achieve stability and availability of the database environments according to companies requirements
  • Apply knowledge and experience of industry best practices within database administration
  • Perform database capacity planning to ensure operational stability and availability of all databases
  • Assists in managing the database area including maintenance (patching, Upgrading), managing incidents, root cause analysis and change control processes for the database area.
  • Work directly with peer IT, security, operations and business teams to deliver database services necessary for deployment of Enterprise applications throughout the company.
  • Provide 1st and 2nd level support for Databases.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related discipline or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in a large scale database environments (100+ databases), including administration, installation, and troubleshooting in a clustered environment.
  • Minimum of four years of experience with Oracle 11g RDBMS and Unix/Linux.
  • Experience supporting large scale SAP installations on Oracle/SQL Server considered a plus
  • Knowledge of Oracle in high-availability configurations like clustering, always-on, database mirroring, log-shipping & replication.
  • Preferred MCDBA / MCT certification or OCP.
  • Strong experience in production database performance tuning working in coordination with the application teams.
  • Strong Knowledge of database Backup & Recovery.
  • Strong Knowledge of T-Sql, Pl/Sql and Sql Scripts, Knowledge of Stored Procedures, Database Triggers Functions & Packages.
  • Knowledge of 3rd Party DBA Tools like Idera- Sql Diagnostic Manager & Admin tools, SCOM, Erwin & Redgate will be a plus.
  • Experience in implementing pro-active measures for database performance efficiency & scalability in a growing environment.
  • Strong Communications, customer focus and leadership skills.
  • Solid Knowledge of industry best practices and technical skills.
  • Strong team player with proven experience and ability to collaborate with other server, network, storage, server engineers and administrators required.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners.
  • Experience working directly with business partners on operational issues and communicating effectively to senior management.
  • Off Hours Support including 24×7 on-call rotation required.

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